The SoLa Neighborhood gets it namesake from South Lamar Boulevard which borders the community to the North. Some of Austin best and historic restaurant, bars and clubs are located on South Lamar making it one of the most sought after neighborhoods in the 78704 zip code. Although there are some single family homes, most of the community is made up of multi-family housing, apartments and condos. Scroll Down to Read our South Lamar Neighborhood Guide.
South Lamar Homes for Sale
SoLa – South Lamar Austin Neighborhood Map
SoLa is bordered by South Lamar Boulevard to the Northwest, West Oltorf Street to the Northeast, Railroad tracks to the East which separates SoLa from the Galindo Neighborhood, Highway 290 to the South and Manchaca Road to the West. Explore other South Austin neighborhoods in our South Austin Neighborhood Guide. Scroll down to continue reading our South Lamar neighborhood guide.
SoLa – South Lamar Homes
Homes in South Austin’s SoLa neighborhood have a few single family homes with a greater mix of the community made up of apartment complexes, multi-family homes and condo complexes. Most of the multi-family residences are duplexes that were built in the 1980’s. Because of this high concentration of duplexes, renters make up over 70% of the community making this a hotbed for investors.
South Lamar Sold Data – What South Lamar Homes Actually Sold For
What sold recently in South Lamar and for how much? Where can I find pictures of homes that actually sold? How many days does it take to sell a home in South Lamar? How many homes are currently for sale in South Lamar? What’s the median sold price in South Lamar? What does the 90 day historic market trend look like in South Lamar? How’s the South Lamar market trending?
All of these questions (and more!) can be answered on our South Lamar Sold Data Report.
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SoLa – South Lamar Property Tax Rate
The property tax rate in South Austin’s South Lamar neighborhood is 1.9749% as of the 2022 tax year, down from 2.1767% as of the 2021 tax year.
SoLa – South Lamar Schools
Children who live in South Austin’s SoLa neighborhood are served by the Austin ISD and will likely attend the following schools:
- Zilker Elementary - 8/10
- O'Henry Middle - 5/10
- Austin High - 6/10
School ratings reflect Great Schools ratings as of November 2023. Ratings are subject to change at any time. Please verify ratings and boundaries with the school district.
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SoLa – South Lamar Golf
Although this may not the kind of golf you are looking for Peter Pan Mini Golf has been an Austin tradition since 1946. Peter Pan offers 2 18 hold golf courses filled with fun, characters and obstacles.
Coffee in SoLa – South Lamar
Irie Bean Coffee Bar mission is to make everyone that comes through their door the happiest. Irie Bean offers great food, drinks, a back patio, cozy leather couches and free wifi.
Things to Do in SoLa – South Lamar
The SoLa Neighborhood is in close proximity to just about everything in Austin. Besides all the great restaurant, clubs and bars on South Lamar Boulevard, you are also 10 minutes from the entertainment districts of downtown and 5 minutes from Zilker Park, Barton Springs Pool and the hike and bike trails of the Greenbelt. If you want a soak up some history and do a little dancing, venture down to 3201 South Lamar Boulevard. The Broken Spoke is the last of the True Texas Dance Halls and a must do if you want to be a true Austinite. Get on the dance floor or sit back and enjoy some traditional country music played by “real” country musicians. There chicken fried steak is worth a trip as well.
Places to Eat in SoLa – South Lamar
Uchi is a contemporary Japanese Sushi restaurant combining seasonal local ingredients and quality seafood from around the world. It is also one of the most highly rated restaurants in Austin. It is definitely one of the mt unique dining experiences in Austin. Sazon is a small restaurant serving authentic and traditional Mexican food. It has been named as one f the 10 best Mexican restaurants in Austin. Black Sheep Lodge is a new South Austin bar and grill. This locally owned and operated bar is the perfect place to sit back and enjoy the game, eat one of the best burgers in Austin and enjoy one of their 20 beers on tap.
Where to Work Out – Gyms Near SoLa – South Lamar
Gold’s Gym is located about 3 miles on West Ben White Boulevard. Having a membership grants you access to their free daily classes, cardio cinema room, TRX suspension trainers, spin room plus much more. Thanks for reading our South Lamar neighborhood guide.
How Do SoLa – South Lamar Homes Look at Christmas?
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South Austin Realtor Specializing in South Lamar
Rebecca Jacks and Raymond Stoklosa are South Austin Realtors specializing in South Lamar homes. Whether you’re looking to buy or sell a home in South Lamar, Rebecca and Raymond know the area well and have the experience and tools necessary to make your next real estate transaction stress free. For more info about who we are and how we work, check out Buying a Home in South Lamar and Selling a Home in South Lamar.